U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin
Petition for certiorari was filed in Great Plains Lending, LLC, et al., Petitioners v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Application of Federal Law).
U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin
Murphy v. Royal (Jurisdiction; Reservation Diminishment; Criminal Law)
Window Rock Unified School District v. Reeves (Jurisdiction; Employment Law)
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. Tein (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
State Courts Bulletin
In the Interest of D.H., JR. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Termination of Parental Rights)
In the Land & Water section, we feature a couple of articles about a tribal groundwater dispute.
Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
The following articles were added:
Indigenous water justice.
Indian children and the federal-Tribal trust relationship.
Whose standards control? Maine v. McCarthy and the federal, state, and tribal battle over water quality regulation.
Exploring alternatives to the "consultation or consent" paradigm.
San Manuel's second exception: Identifying treaty provisions that support tribal labor sovereignty.
We need protection from our protectors: The nature, issues, and future of the federal trust responsibility to Indians.
Returning to the tribal environmental "laboratory": An examination of environmental enforcement techniques in Indian country.
U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
The Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources and Revenue, has adopted a rule to repeal the consolidated federal oil & gas and federal & Indian coal valuation reform rule.